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Build a unique and stand-out skillset for working in the career you really want with this combined Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts course from Deakin University.
A flexible degree designed for students seeking to build skills and start a career, this course allows you to major in fields from both health sciences and arts - making sure your study path and future career reflect the person you are and the areas you're interested in, not what a school prescribes for you. Choose your unique course structure, build competitive cross-disciplinary skills, and expand your career prospects with a broad knowledge base.
In this course, you'll build a solid foundation in health science, while having access to a range of arts subjects - allowing you to study in areas like advertising, criminology, disability, education, international affairs, journalism, language, media, physical education, politics, sociology and sport.
With a particular focus on real-world experience, this course offers you opportunities to undertake work experience and industry practicums - from taking a 120-hour education placement to studying abroad in Sri Lanka or Norway - giving you the unique skills, insights and outlook that will help you stand out.
If you're interested in a wide variety of areas and want a career that suits you, this unique combined degree is your first career step.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
In this health science and arts course, the subjects you may study include:
Core units from the Bachelor of Health Sciences:
Students will also select 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Health Sciences and 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Arts.
Bachelor of Arts available study areas:
Bachelor of Health Sciences available study areas:
Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research. The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts from Deakin University.
This qualification will equip you with the broad base of skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a range roles, both within Australia and overseas. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek work as a policy officer, a health promotion worker, a community educator, an advocacy officer, or in media, education, physical fitness or social science. This unique course draws from both the fields of health science and the arts, offering you a wide range of career paths in many different industries, including banking and finance, education, mining, building and construction, arts and media, or in international relations, trading or development.
With real-world international work experience opportunities available, this course helps you build sought-after practical experience for your exciting new career.
The estimated course cost is $8,102 for one year of full-time study.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).
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